Vincent A. Francischetti Sr., 86, a World War II Navy veteran, died Nov. 16, 2012.
He was born Sept. 15, 1926, in Newark, N.J., the only son of Gabriel and Dena (Musa) Francischetti.
He was a past commander of American Legion Post 4 (2001-2002), field commander of the Legion Honor Guard and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guard.
For 63 years he was the husband of Ann (Zuppa). He was the father of Vincent A. Francischetti Jr. of Billings and Mark P. Francischetti of Dayton, Ohio; three grandchildren; and a sister, Michelena Nara of Pennsylvania.
Memorial Mass was Nov. 23 at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Inurnment with military honors was in the Yellowstone County Veterans Cemetery in Laurel. Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary had charge of arrangements.